Tag Archives: Chief Theresa Spence

Schachar Orenstein is the rabbi at The Spanish and Portuguese synagogue in Montreal and the founder of a Jewish environmental group called Teva Quebec. Rabbi Orenstein speaks with Shtetl about Idle No More, activism and the relationship between Jewish and Indigenous people.

Like Queen Esther of ancient Persia, Chief Spence is putting her life at risk to meet “the king” in order to speak up for her people. Native American activist and VP running mate to Ralph Nader: Winona LaDuke speaks about Idle No More tomorrow live on Shtetl. And Jewish actor Michael Rubenfeld shares why he fasted in solidarity with Chief Spence.